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Occupational Therapy Department Receives Assistive Technology from ALS Reeves Foundation Grant

Occupational Therapy Department Receives Assistive Technology from ALS Reeves Foundation Grant

Drake University’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program received an Assistive Technology Kit from the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association Iowa Chapter’s Reeves Foundation Grant. Since 2017, Drake’s Occupational Therapy department has partnered with the ALS Association Iowa Chapter to initiate biannual Caregiver Learning Labs. The three-hour labs, hosted at Drake’s OTD facility, pairs ALS caregivers...

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Occupational Therapy and Pharmacy Doctorate Graduates Create a New Legacy

Occupational Therapy and Pharmacy Doctorate Graduates Create a New Legacy

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its Spring 2019 Doctoral Hooding and Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, in the Knapp Center. The event ushered in a new era as the first class of 26 occupational therapy students received their Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) degrees and doctoral hoods. 103 Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)...

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CPHS Students Honored at 2019 Recognition and Pinning Ceremony

CPHS Students Honored at 2019 Recognition and Pinning Ceremony

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its annual Recognition and Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, May 9, 2019. The ceremony marks the transition to final year internships, fieldwork, and rotations for third year undergraduate health sciences students, second year occupational therapy doctoral students, and third year doctor of pharmacy students. To assist...

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NuCara Creates $50,000 Scholarship for Occupational Therapy Students

NuCara Creates $50,000 Scholarship for Occupational Therapy Students

A generous gift by NuCara Management Group, Inc., will provide scholarships for the next five years to occupational therapy students in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The scholarship gift of $50,000 by NuCara will have lasting impact on aspiring occupational therapists in the college’s new Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program, which recently received...